Associate Professor Hartmut Fünfgeld

Professor Hartmut Fuenfgeld is the Chair of Geography of Global Change at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg and Adjunct Professor at the Centre of Urban Research at RMIT.

Hartmut was previously an Associate Professor in RMIT’s Sustainability and Urban Planning program and Acting Director of the Centre for Urban Research where he led transdisciplinary social research on climate change impacts and adaptation processes.

His current research focuses on the social and institutional dimensions of local and regional climate change responses, including how to facilitate adaptation to climate change and to other global environmental change phenomena through strategic planning and participatory processes. 

Hartmut has fifteen years of experience in academic research, consulting and practice on climate change and sustainability with international governmental and non-governmental organisations in Australia, Europe, Africa and Asia.

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